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Information & Resources

We have provided links to a number of community and online resources, organized by the categories below. The Friends Depression Education Resource Center (FDERC), located in the east end of the Rachel Upjohn Building Atrium, also provides a wide array of educational materials, including a library that lends books, videos, and other resources. If there are additional resources you think may be beneficial to add to our database, please contact us.

Please reference the following pages for resources related to specific topics: Anti-racism, COVID-19, and Thriving Childcare

Select a specific category by clicking the corresponding tab below:

  • For pregnant women
  • For providers
  • For parents & caregivers
  • Toolkits & Apps
For pregnant women
For providers
For parents & caregivers
  • Mindful Mama Podcast – Mindful Mama is a podcast hosted by Hunter Clarke-Fields. Our Mindful Mama mentor shares inspiration, interviews, and other content about becoming a less irritable, more joyful parent.

For fathers:

Toolkits & Apps
  • Mind the Bump – A free Mindfulness Meditation App to help individuals and couples support their mental and emotional wellbeing in preparation for having a baby and becoming a new parent.
  • Headspace – A collection of meditation, sleep, and movement exercises designed to help you keep a strong and healthy mind.
  • MyLife – Slay your stress, get more sleep or find your calm, with short mindfulness activities tuned to your emotions.
  • MoodGym – MoodGym is like an interactive self-help book which helps you to learn and practise skills which can help to prevent and manage symptoms of depression and anxiety.
  • myCompass – A personalized self-help tool for your mental health.
  • Calm App – Meditations and Calming Exercises
  • Yoga with Adriene – Prenatal Yoga